Author Archives: reelentropy

Wakanda long ago, ‘Wakanda Forever’

7/10 Everyone in the world has been through a lot since Black Panther showed us a magical dream of uncolonized Africa in February 2018. Four years later in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, that dream is tainted by real-life tragedy among … Continue reading

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The bust-out of Warner Bros.

Industrial-scale film distribution dates back to before World War I. In the bad old days with no way to transmit information digitally, movies had to be physically carried from Southern California outward, a supply chain that wound its way across … Continue reading

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Tunneling into the ruins of #metoo in ‘Barbarian’

7/10 Five years after The New York Times broke that Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was accused of varying degrees of sexual misconduct by dozens of women who had come to him for employment and used his wealth, power and reputation … Continue reading

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Yearn and soar with ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’

9/10 Three Thousand Years of Longing is an epic psychedelic romance that makes you feel every second, not of its 108 minutes, but of its sweeping millennia. Room 333 of the Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul- At a fiction conference, … Continue reading

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All the awful ‘Bodies’

2/10 Bodies Bodies Bodies attempts to be insightful and fails, a movie that isn’t completely without merit, but is less interested in bringing its merits to the foreground than it is in having a good time despising itself and its … Continue reading

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